Twilight? Vampires? Werewolves? Really? Come on. They’re good for scaring and maybe titillating teenage girls — but Zombies are real. At the beach last month, I read Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and World War Z; I drank zombies; I listened to Rob Zombie; I rented Shaun of the Dead; And of course I played zombie apps. If, like [...]
Articles and Reviews by Barbara Holbrook
Barbara is a long-time Apple fan who enjoys trying out gadgets just because they're new and learning about all the neat things technology can do even if she doesn't need to do it. You can often find her at a coffeehouse with her boyfriend — just look for the couple with "his and hers" iPads.
Steve Jobs' Inspiring Speech Whether they knew him personally or not, Steve Jobs was an inspiration to people all over the world. This 2005 commencement speech is one example — some say the quintessential example — of his ability to inspire a crowd and share wisdom with humility. In it he talks about getting fired [...]
Download one of these top food truck trackers for the iPhone and before you know it you'll be joining the hungry masses in the hunt for mobile munchies.
Ever sat back and thought "Gee, I wish my news feed had more of a 'Hollywood Squares' feel to it?" Truth be told, you probably haven't evet thought that. But, trust me, it's much more elegant than it sounds: An ordered grid of news and social content can speed up your daily browsing by letting [...]
It's a snap to keep track of current events using any news app on your iOS device. Start with these top iPhone and iPad news apps for information junkies.
The challenge of a road trip is keeping everyone happy. These classic road trip games are updated for iPad and iPhone so the whole family can play together.
From editing video and adding special effects to social media distribution, these video apps will get your iPhone movies ready for the spotlight.
iPhone apps already access Facebook to sync profile pics and manage contact information. But KipCall offers more - the ability to make free calls to FB friends.
A recently released poll indicates that more than a third of smartphone users in Britain have downloaded royal wedding apps. Some users want news and information, some like the games or royal wedding trivia, others simply want a keepsake. If you're looking for a way to remember the most plugged-in wedding in history, you still [...]
If you're a fan of micro-platforming games that are action packed, you'll love Thief Lupin, a fun, challenging game that at the top of the charts in App Stores around the world.
Back when this article first hit the 'net, Nine Inch Nails’ front man Trent Reznor had only recently assailed Apple for blocking an update to the band’s iPhone app because it used “objectionable words.” Apple had long maintained that only G-rated material would make it to the display windows of the App Store. A lot [...]
This list of money-making apps turns the tables on how to make money in the App Store. Instead of you paying for the app, how about letting the app pay you?
This morning, Apple announced the stats for the Mac App Store's opening day—drum roll please—over one million apps were downloaded in the first day. “We’re amazed at the incredible response the Mac App Store is getting,” said Steve Jobs, Apple’s CEO. “Developers have done a great job bringing apps to the store and users are [...]
According to the popular list-making website 43things.com, these are the Top 10 New Year's resolutions of 2011: lose weight; try something new; save money; be happy; achieve an athletic goal; fall in love; take a photo every day; get a job; read more; and quit smoking. Compare it to the list of most popular resolutions [...]
Forget, for a moment, that this article is about finding the most expensive iPhone app and complete the following sentence: For $999, you can… Pay for five laptops for third-world children; Feed and intoxicate yourself and five friends at a decent restaurant; Buy a new wide-screen HDTV Pay rent or mortgage for a month in [...]